Delhi HC seeks centre’s reply to PIL for entry of women into Nizamuddin shrine

Delhi High Court today sought response of the Centre, Delhi government and police on a PIL seeking entry of women into the sanctum sanctorum of the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah in the national capital.

Apart from Centre, Delhi government and police, a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice VK Rao also issued notice to the trust managing the shrine and sought their stand on the plea by April 11, 2019.

The court was hearing a plea by three women law students, who claimed that the dargah does not permit entry of women into the shrine. The petition claims that there is a notice put up outside the dargah clearly says that women are not allowed inside.

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